B&W- old masters style…..

Started Dec 22, 2013 | Questions thread
Jim Evidon
Jim Evidon Contributing Member • Posts: 951
Re: B&W- old masters style…..

watchfull wrote:

IMHO, and I am not an expert…..a lot of grey. I like more range between really Whites and really blacks…….just my erosional preferences…..:-)

Watchffull, you are right on. B&W in competition must show whites just short of burn out and blacks just short of blocked up. In other words, the full range of B&W tones. Gray images really don't do very well. Ansel Adams set the standard with his Zone System.

Jim

 Jim Evidon's gear list:Jim Evidon's gear list
Fujifilm XF1 DxO One Fujifilm X70 Leica M Typ 240 Leica TL2 +2 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow